Fresh food isn’t the only way to help your dog or cat get the most out of life. From bathing tips to health-related info, find out the latest pet-related news and stories on our blog.
Fresh Fit Challenge Brings Awareness to Pet Obesity
“New Year, New You” is a phrase you commonly hear at the start of a new year. But the quest to get healthy can apply to your pets with your help. According to the Association for Pet Obesity, an estimated 52% of US dogs and 57% of cats are either overweight or obese. To help bring awareness to pet health and weight management, we’re excited…Read More >>
Pet Parent Gift Guide
The Holidays are around the corner, and we all know how overwhelming gift shopping can be. But we find it exciting when we find a pet parent on our gift list! It’s an opportunity to seek out fun gifts for their four-legged family members. We thought long and hard about what us Freshpet parents would want under this year, and put together this list of ideas for…Read More >>
#FreshDance for Wellness by Dr. Katy Nelson
When Freshpet first came to me with the idea for Fresh Dance, I jumped right on board. Everyday is a dance party at my house between my pets and my kids. And since our pets are already getting their boogy on while anxiously waiting for us to put their bowls of fresh food down, it only makes sense to join them and make a real…Read More >>
Kitten & Puppy Nutrition by Dr. Katy Nelson
Bringing a new puppy or kitten home for the first time is so exciting, and there are many things you need to plan for ahead of time. One of the most important is how you will nourish your new little one. Below are answers to some commonly asked questions from new pet parents: How long does it take for my puppy or kitten to…Read More >>
Teaching a Senior Pet Some Fresh Tricks
Forget the idea that you can’t teach old dogs new tricks. As parents, it’s up to us to do the best for our pets by taking care of them and providing them with everything they need. That especially includes feeding them fresh, nutritious food that will keep them healthy. No matter how old your dog or cat is, it’s never too late to get him…Read More >>
Establishing a Fresh Start in your New Puppy or Kitten
Bringing a new pet home is as exciting as unwrapping a birthday present. You can hardly wait to start playing with it! As a new pet parent, you are in for one of the most exciting and rewarding experiences of your life. While it will take some work, you have a lot of great things to look forward to. When bringing home a young pet…Read More >>
The Freshpet Truck Hits NYC!
Phew! Yesterday was a big day for us here at Freshpet. Our friend Dr. Katy was a guest on the Today Show with Kathie Lee and Hoda (where she got to feed some Olympic champions our Freshpet Dog Joy treats), and the Freshpet truck hit the streets of New York! In honor of National Love Your Pet Day, we asked pet parents all…Read More >>
Dog Food Good Enough to Eat (Especially if you’re an Olympic Medalist)
Today was an exciting day. Today, our friend and partner Dr. Katy Nelson was a guest on The Today Show with Kathie Lee and Hoda, talking about, what else? Fresh food for our beloved dogs and cats! Well, little did we know that not only would Freshpet get a mention (hooray!), but that Dr. Katy would spend the morning hanging out with Olympic Champions…Read More >>
Dr. Katy Answers More of YOUR Questions!
With so many great pet questions, Dr. Katy has come back to help with what you’d like to know regarding your pets. In response to your questions from Monday, please see her answers below! If your question was chosen by Dr. Katy, please send us a private message on Facebook to receive your Freshpet goodie! Freshpet parent Jodi H. asks… I have a seven-year-old boxer that…Read More >>
Dr. Katy’s Advice for Beating End of Year Stress
This time of year, it can feel like we’re being pulled in a thousand different directions. There’s holiday shopping, the end of year blitz at work, managing your busy schedule, managing those of your kids (furry ones included), and prepping for the New Year. It can be exhausting. Then, there are so many things that we feel like we should be doing as well:…Read More >>